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The Blog


Own It Summit

April 11, 2016

by Lucy Lansing

On Saturday, April 9, Georgetown University played host to both the spirit and manifestation of feminism.

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The Orphan Myth: Keeping Families Together

April 08, 2016

A documentary episode of To the Contrary explores the trend away from orphanages and towards family reunification. Host Bonnie Erbé travels to Ethiopia to explore why parents give up their children. She reports on the research showing how orphanages jeopardize children's psychological and mental well-being.

 

We discover that orphanages in some developing countries such as Ethiopia and Cambodia have transformed into multi-million dollar global profit centers. There are more than 132 million classified orphans today, yet only 13 million of those have lost both parents according to UNICEF. Now with the help of governmental and non-governmental entities, experts are prioritizing family preservation.

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Genius

April 07, 2016 David Saliamonas, from the pianist’s website

by Sallie Bingham

By one of those twists of fate that seem to arrive in my life quite regularly—to my amazed delight—I had the privilege recently of listening to a genius play the piano.

His name is David Saliamonas, a pale young man who does not appear, at a glance, to have the strength and energy to play, at full force, and with extraordinary modulations of tone and intensity, an hour and a half of solo piano music.

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Abortion Pill; Barriers & Bias; Public Service

April 01, 2016

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss changes in abortion options, what’s keeping women back from leadership positions, and how public service can empower women.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Former Judge and federal Prosecutor Debra Carnahan, Washington Examiner Columnist Ashe Schow, Republican Strategist Rina Shah Bharara, and Concerned Women for America’s Penny Young Nance.

Click read more to see what they had to say!

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Treated Like a Princess at LOTTE Palace

March 29, 2016
by Cari Stein
Executive Producer
 
Women are a growing market for the hospitality industry.  A recent article found an increase in female millionaires and billionaires, yes billionaires, is driving travel agencies, hotels and tour operators to focus on “wellness” holidays that combine business and work. Often they might even take their daughters with them.
 
Now I’m neither a millionaire nor a billionaire but I recently had the extreme pleasure of being treated like a princess for a night. It was at the LOTTE New York Palace, formerly a  renowned mansion and now one of the finest hotels in New York City. 
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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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